School Details

Saratoga Central Catholic High School

247 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 587-7070
NR

(out of 10)

Private Grades 6-12 206 students 10 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

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About this school

Saratoga Central Catholic High School is a private high school in Saratoga Springs. The principal of Saratoga Central Catholic High School is L Stephen Lombard and can be contacted at lombard@saratogacatholic.org. 206 students go to Saratoga Central Catholic High School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. The ratio of students to teachers at Saratoga Central Catholic High School is 10:1. Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% %
Hispanic 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% %
Asian 0.9% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.5% %
Multiracial 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    Saratoga Central Catholic High School is an absolutely outstanding school! The teachers are not only warm and caring but are highly educated individuals. They try very hard to give your child the best possible education ever and are very dedicated. It is great to have such a small school where all of the teachers know who your child is and actually cares about what happens to them. This school doesn't tolerate any bad behavior between students which as a parent has put my mind at ease everyday that I send my child to school. Your child will be expected to work very hard. Help from the parents with homework and projects is a must!! . As a parent I am confident that my child will someday be accepted to a great college and will have a future that is filled with success. If you are looking for a quality school that offers the most and only wants the best for your child you have found the right school. You will like the school principal Mr. Lombard. He is a sweet man and easy to talk to. The kids love talking to him and he is always there to help. My husband and I give this school five golden stars!!!!

  • (1 year ago)

    First let me say I am not overly religoius my wife is. The balance between religion and realism is good. If you are on one extreme or the other then you will not be happy. The education is very good. the teachers are caring and approachable. If you spend anytime involved in your childs life you'll be pleased. They welcome you to get involved and I recommend you do. If you expect the school to raise your children for you look elsewhere. They teach and expect the kids to be accountable independant and responsible. The teachers are availble for extra help daily. They have answered emails and phone calls regularly. They have also been available to meet. A huge plus is the opportunities for sports and other activies. They welcome the kids to participate in sports and other activities. They do kick kids out. That is refreshing. I magine some of the one stars came from those parents. They also have some very wealthy spoiled kids and parents who are used to getting their way. They are not the norm. Finally Mr. Lombard is an outstanding princpal. He is very dedicated and is a fixture in the school day and night. I am sorry to see his name tarnished in another review.

  • (1 year ago)

    If you are expecting a Catholic education this isn't the school for you. Really just a private school. There is religious education but that is about the extent of it. Many students attend for sports programs. The coaches do not exemplify Christian values. Favoritism and overt racism exit. This is a small cliquey school that doesn't welcome newcomers. The administration is incompetent. Phone calls and emails are not returned. There are a few good teachers. Overall a very disappointing experience.

  • (1 year ago)

    This school is a horrible excuse for a "school." The other posters are right when they say BULLIES BULLIES BULLIES. I'm a former student and can attest to that. I was here almost 4 years and transferred out at the end of a school year (because of bullies) and learned more academic AND life skills at Saratoga High in 2 months than I did in 4 years at SCC. Teachers are unintelligent and uncredentialed (except Ms. Schutter. You go Miss Schutter!!) to give you an example the Technology teacher also teaches history AND works as the assistant principal. As long as Mr. Lombard is principal you should STEER CLEAR. He doesn't want to help ANYONE he is rude mean-spirited man who contributes nothing to the school but negative energy. Told him of my bullying many times and he blamed it on me. The person that said SCC ranks above the public schools in academia must be referring to some other high school but like I said I learned more life skills (which SCC doesn't teach) and academic knowledge at Saratoga High in 2 months than at SCC in 4 years. OH and I didn't get bullied/threatened ONCE! People went out of their way to welcome and help me actually!! Avoid SCC like the plague!!!

  • (1 year ago)

    My daughter attends this school. We value the strong connection between parents and teachers. When we need to speak with a teacher s/he knows our daughter very well partially because of the size of the school but also because of the dedication of the teachers. The sports program is great lots for kids to do. No place is perfect but SCC works well for us!

  • (2 years ago)

    Saratoga Central Catholic is an academically focused school which teaches the children strong values. Our experience with our two children has been excellent.

  • (2 years ago)

    This is not a good school. The teachers are not very nice bullying is a problem and they are TOO religious. I'm an atheist and this school is co stantly praying and going to church. Too bad I still have to go to it.

  • (2 years ago)

    My child's experience here was absolutely horrendous. Bullying had been a problem at the public school he attended and at this school he and another student had a kid show them a jackknife and threaten them with it. The administration is less than truthful and told the next school my son was attending that we had not taken him out of SCC he had been kicked out and suspended. Absolutely untrue. A couple of the teachers were very good but for the most part trying to get emails answered was like pulling teeth. If anyone suggests this school to you RUN in the other direction.

  • (2 years ago)

    Critiques on the social atmosphere are unfortunately true the Catholic Queens do not change over the decades but no worse than other schools. Teaching is on a much higher level than public schools MUCH higher (no not perfect) with a lot of enriched courses and AP courses which accumulate to college credits at a fraction of the cost. Small class size is the biggest plus most teachers use the time for great one on one teaching. Tuition is stiff unless you are rich but it is a spectacular investment in your kid as Spa Central will prepare them for a good college and might even snag them some scholarship money. Be prepared to work with your student but if you do this is one of the best investments you will ever make in their lives

  • (3 years ago)

    I have been impressed with SCC. The students respect each other and the teachers. The environment is friendly and caring. The teachers go out of the way to help each child succeed. The administration is open to creating new ways for students to have access to more courses through technology and have been open to student started clubs and programs.

  • (4 years ago)

    i was not impressed by this school at all. for one thing the faculty is incompetent. they dont know how to teach or keep their students under control. the students are mean and have a LOT of cliques. this being said new students are not welcomed with open arms. there are next to no extra curricular activities. the tuition is incredibly high. if you can choose another school because scc is not worth the trouble.

  • (4 years ago)

    SCC is a small but progressive MS/HS that deeply cares about it's students Success at this school is what each student makes of it. There is plenty of opportunity to become invlved if one wants to.

  • (7 years ago)

    spa catholic wasn't what we had hoped it would be. [They] went out of [their] way to continually make my child feel not welcomed. you would think you would get some nurturing being in a small catholic school but that was not the case. My child is going back to the public school for their senior year.kinda sad that they don't want to graduate at the school they spent the last three years at.the final for the math that was not the math b test they colored as part of the test. there are no options for cases other than core courses.administrators also teach classes!big mistake! on a good note the ladies in the office are the reason the school is still in business.

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